Understanding the costs associated with social and behavior change (SBC) interventions for health is critical for budgeting, price setting, program planning, and economic analysis.
Breakthrough RESEARCH is gathering, analyzing, and sharing evidence on the costs and impact of social and behavior change (SBC) interventions to support the case that investing in SBC is crucial for improving health and advancing development. A review of the SBC costing literature identified 147 studies on SBC costs, methodological shortcomings, and knowledge gaps that can be addressed in new SBC costing studies. https://www.thecompassforsbc.org/sites/all/modules/wysiwyg/plugins/break..." title="">
Social and behavior change (SBC) interventions like mass media, interpersonal communication, and community engagement play a critical role in improving health outcomes. Yet gaps in information on the costs and impacts of SBC interventions mean an incomplete picture of the value of SBC interventions, their contributions to social and health outcomes, and potential cost savings from implementing SBC programming for malaria.
La promotion de la santé est un moyen efficace pour accroître la participation individuelle et collective à l’action sanitaire, susciter la demande des produits de santé et favoriser l’utilisation des services de soins. L’approche a été recommandée en 1986 suite à l’adoption de la charte d’Ottawa par les États membres de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS). https://www.thecompassforsbc.org/sites/all/modules/wysiwyg/plugins/break..." title="">
The Rwanda Compass is a sister site to the Global Compass. It provides a curated collection of resources, materials and guidelines that have been designed for and implemented in Rwanda.
The aim of this study is to investigate public knowledge and perceptions of both the COVID-19 pandemic itself and COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among adults (aged 18 years and above) in 15 African countries.
The authors of this article believe that, "the intertwining spreads of the [COVID-19] virus and of misinformation and disinformation require an approach to counteracting deceptions and misconceptions that parallels epidemiologic models by focusing on three elements: real-time surveillance, accurate diagnosis, and rapid response."
This is a review of the community feedback and media monitoring systems utilized in Ghana in 2020. The review was carried out to identify existing systems and note their strengths and areas which needed improvement.
This review offers insight into the opinions and myths surrounding the real causes of cholera diseases.